These 20 Bay Location restaurants are amongst the greatest in the planet, according to Forbes

On Tuesday, Forbes Journey Tutorial produced its star award winners for 2022 that highlighted a slew of leading Bay Space places to eat deemed to be amongst the “most outstanding” corporations close to the globe.

In its 64th yearly listing that honored much more than 250 restaurants worldwide, 20 great eating Bay Place dining places ended up acknowledged in the esteemed information for every little thing from their exquisite delicacies to the lovely ambiance of just about every room. Atelier Crenn, Benu, and Saison have been among the some of the 5-star winners in San Francisco.

“Remember that 1980s tv show ‘Fantasy Island,’ wherever a gentleman dressed in white manufactured visitors’ just about every wish occur genuine? Saison is the culinary equal — a custom made and high-class hunter-collect fantasy dining working experience in San Francisco’s SoMa neighborhood,” Forbes wrote of Saison.

Saison cafe in San Francisco was among the the five-star winners in Forbes Journey Guide’s 2022 Star Awards. 

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Over and above San Francisco exactly where other prime locations like Manresa in Los Gatos, Navio in Fifty percent Moon Bay as effectively as lots of in Napa and Sonoma County, which showcased chef Thomas Keller’s substantially-acclaimed The French Laundry. Forbes likewise extra eating places that earned four stars and other people that ended up within just its “recommended” part. Of San Francisco’s Spruce cafe, which was proposed, Forbes lauded the moody décor and its tasty bites, but included that it is kitchen area and provider can “suffer from unevenness.”

The roster of Forbes winners will come the same 7 days as the James Beard Basis declared its media award nominees wherever Brandon Jew, chef-operator of Mister Jiu’s, and co-author Tienlon Ho were being chosen for their cookbook, “Mister Jiu’s in Chinatown: Recipes and Tales From the Birthplace of Chinese American Food.” Kristina Cho, San Francisco writer, and Bryant Terry, Oakland vegan chef and writer, have been similarly nominated for their cookbooks.

See the full listing of Bay Region dining places that landed in Forbes Travel Guide’s 2022 Star Award down below. For a whole checklist of national winners, see Forbes Travel Guide 2022 listing.


  • Atelier Crenn in San Francisco
  • Benu in San Francisco
  • Campton Spot in San Francisco
  • FARM in Napa
  • Farmhouse Inn Restaurant in Forestville
  • The French Laundry in Napa
  • Gary Danko in San Francisco
  • Layla at MacArthur Position in Sonoma
  • Lucy Cafe & Bar in Yountville
  • Madera in Menlo Park
  • Manresa in Los Gatos
  • Navio in 50 % Moon Bay
  • Parallel 37 in San Francisco
  • Quince in San Francisco
  • The Restaurant at Auberge du Soleil in Rutherford
  • The Restaurant at Meadowood in St. Helena
  • Saison in San Francisco
  • One Thread Farms Restaurant in Healdsburg
  • Solbar in Calistoga
  • Spruce in San Francisco